I track current macroeconomic and regional economic conditions and have published articles on evaluating economic forecasts and inflation dynamics.]]>
Andy Bauer is a regional economist at the Baltimore Branch of the Richmond Fed. In addition to following the national economic outlook, he monitors the Fifth District economy with a special focus on Maryland and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. He also regularly speaks on national and regional economic conditions to academic groups, business associations, and civic organizations.
Prior to joining the Richmond Fed in 2006, Bauer worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. As a senior economic analyst on the Atlanta Fed's macroeconomic team, Bauer co-authored articles on macroeconomic forecasting, consumer inflation measures, and shocks to the U.S. economy during recessions.
Ph.D., Emory University, 2007
B.A., American University, 1994
"Smoothing the Shocks of a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model" (with Nicholas Haltom and Juan F. Rubio-Ramirez). Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review 90, no. 2 (2nd Quarter 2005): 35-47.
"Decomposing Inflation" (with Nicholas Haltom and William Peterman). Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review 89, no. 1 (1st Quarter 2004): 39-51.
"Forecast Evaluation with Cross-Sectional Data: The Blue Chip Surveys" (with Robert A. Eisenbeis, Daniel F. Waggoner, and Tao Zha). Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review 88, no. 2 (2nd Quarter 2003): 17-31.]]>